Did you know that one pint of blood can save up to three lives? That is what Eileen Randle tells everyone she comes into contact with, hoping to encourage more people to participate in donating [...]
By Rev. Willie A. Douglas The unfolding drama of how Afro-Americans took the raw material of their lives and organized what has become their strongest institution – the church – must be viewed by the [...]
The HIV Story Project is presenting “Generations HIV,” a portable, interactive video storytelling booth. The booth is making the rounds across the nation, with a stop in Oakland designed to shine a light on African [...]
By Armond S. Robinson At its meeting on Feb.18, the Oakland City Council passed a resolution declaring March 8-15 Hepatitis C Awareness Week, calling on residents to learn about the risk factors for this preventable [...]
By Elizabeth Fernandez, UCSF News Pharmacies, focused on the health and wellbeing of their customers, have long been saddled with a paradox: they sell cigarettes and other tobacco products, even though tobacco use is the [...]
In preparation for a grand opening celebration of the Sports and Academic Complex in Lathrop on March 1, Image Changers Church will provide free classes in February for children and adults that include cardiovascular training, [...]
As we celebrate Black History month, the HIV/AIDS community pays honor to a life and contribution of Junie Tate Sugar, an advocate for HIV/AIDS, and Transgender, who was found at dead on the job on [...]
Kaiser Permanente will sponsor a community health clinic Saturday, March 1 at the University of the Pacific (UOP), offering health screenings, dental and other services to the Stockton community.
By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley News University of California, Berkeley, researchers have shown that chronic stress generates long-term changes in the brain that may explain why people suffering chronic stress are prone to mental problems [...]
Vallejo residents can safely dispose of expired, unwanted or unused medications for free Mondays – Thursdays between 9 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Vallejo Police Department, located at 111 Amador St.